10 Things I Hate About You

Don't Give Up

Season 1, Ep 5, Aired 8/4/09
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  • Episode Description
  • Kat tries to break the stereotype of girls doing everything a boy can do by joining a class to fix cars. Bianca and Joey become lab partners. Chastity makes a deal with Bianca for the top spot as a cheerleader provided Joey passes his Chemistry paper and plays for the team.

  • Cast & Crew
  • Phil Traill

  • Lauren Lungerich

  • Kyle Kaplan

    Michael Eckman

  • Meaghan Jette Martin

    Bianca Stratford

  • Nicholas Braun

    Cameron James

  • Photos (7)
  • Fan Reviews (2)
  • Enjoyable.

    By Canogaparkcindy, Aug 14, 2009

  • Season 1, Episode 5

    By TvFreak7, Aug 07, 2009

  • Trivia & Quotes
  • Quotes (11)

    • (Walter arrives at the school auto shop to find that Kat has disassembled many pieces from her car) Walter: Why didn't you call me earlier? Kat: This is a car, not a uterus.

    • Walter: Kat, I'm sure somewhere on the internet, there's a manual on how to deliver a baby. But it doesn't mean you know your way around a uterus. Kat: Why can't my dad just be an accountant?

    • Mr. Reeble: You're just like my wife. After watching some show on HGTV, she tried to rewire an antique lamp. Almost electrocuted herself. Kat: Maybe it was a botched suicide attempt.

    • Chastity: (to Bianca) Listen, Joey has the attention span of a Cheerio, so keep him focused, OK?

    • Joey: (to a shirtless Cameron) Man, I really admire you for busting stereotypes. I'm actually trying to do the same thing. I wanna show the world that straight guys can be models, in the same way that you're trying to show the world that-- that gay guys don't have to have six-pack abs.

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    Notes (2)

    • Original International Air Dates: Czech Republic: April 23, 2011 on AXN

    • Music in this episode: - "Rainy Day Girl" by Samantha Newark

    Trivia (1)

    • The oil spill on Patrick's chest goes from a big black spot, to a small black spot, to barely there progressively from shot to shot.

    Allusions (4)

    • Brad: Did you remember to recalibrate your flux capacitor? Brad references the famous piece of equipment that allowed the DeLorean time machine to function in the Back to the Future trilogy (1985, 1989, 1990) staring Michael J. Fox and Christopher Lloyd.

    • Kat: How can I call myself an environmentalist when I'm single-handedly exterminating polar bears with my Chernobyl-mobile? In April 1986, an explosion in the Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant in Ukraine directly resulted in the deaths of 56 people and the exposure of several thousands more due to the nuclear fallout. The Chernobyl accident is considered to the worst nuclear power plant disaster in history.

    • Mandella: (to Kat) I'm the Marcie to your Peppermint Patty. Marcie is the dark-brown-haired, bespectacled best friend of Peppermint Patty in Charles M. Schulz's comic strip creation, Peanuts.

    • The episode title refers to a song of the same name Don't Give Up by Peter Gabriel and Kate Bush for Gabriel's album So The song describes the frustration of a man who feels that the economic system has no place for him.

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